Mollie Surratt

How to Make a DIY Eucalyptus Winter Wreath

The Christmas season is in full gear, and I’ve been spending the last few weeks decking the halls with trees, greens, and other sparkly treasures. This year, I decided to tackle a DIY eucalyptus wreath for an interior French door in need of some style and whimsy. Nothing says “Christmas” quite like the beauty of …

How to Arrange Furniture Around an Area Rug

With the changing of the seasons, I’ve been extra motivated to get my house looking fabulous for the onslaught of guests and events that the autumn and winter months bring. Lately, I’ve been noticing that my house has -gasp– too much gray, especially our family room. I’ve also been itching to play with the layout …

Setting the Perfect Thanksgiving Table to Match the Fall Season

While the holidays can oftentimes feel busy and overwhelming, there are a few traditions that I absolutely adore. Setting the Thanksgiving table is a festive task that I look forward to every year, because the table is the heart of the feast. I love sitting down over flickering candles, beautiful dishes, and accents of warm …

How to Prepare Your Guest Bathroom for the Holidays

When preparing your home in expectation for guests during the holidays, it’s easy to overlook certain spaces, like the guest bathroom. Depending on the distance traveled and stresses that come with holiday traffic, your guests will likely want to spend much time resting, relaxing, and getting ready in their guest quarters. So, I’ve compiled a …

Easy Soup & Dessert Recipes for a Cozy Fall Night at Home

Fall is finally here, and the cool breeze in the morning is getting me in the mood for oversized sweaters and cozy evenings at home with my family. My house is decorated with fresh pumpkins and touches of autumn, and now I’m incorporating warmer recipes into my menu as well. Easy soups and chilis are …

Fun and Easy Kid-Friendly Spooky Halloween Snacks

Halloween is right around the corner, and we love to invite the neighborhood kids over before trick or treating begins. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays because it’s colorful, creative, and pretty low key. To prepare for our annual neighborhood gathering, I’m going to be sharing three of my go-to fun and easy kid-friendly …

Atlanta Home Refresh Part Two: Foyer and Living Room Edition

Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one room at a time with the help of interior designer, Courtney Myers. A breast cancer survivor, she feels redesigning her home represents her second chance at life. We …

Atlanta Home Refresh Part One: Dining Room Edition

Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Like you, I’m starting to spruce up my home for the joyful chaos the impending season brings. Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one …

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Back-to-School

School lunches are improving across the country, with healthier choices and more variety. However, many kiddos, like mine, still insist on packed lunches from home that bring a sense of familiarity and comfort when they’re away for a busy school day. Today, I’m going to be sharing our go-to school lunch routine which is super …

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